Through internships and service learning, Sierra Nevada College students are involved in a local nonprofit organization called Sustainable Tahoe, whose goal is to shift Tahoe’s outdated tourism model to one that connects visitors with Lake Tahoe and inspires a passion to interact with the lake in a sustainable way.
Kapilananda Mondal, a businessman from India, will speak at Sierra Nevada College from 5-6:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, in Prim Library. He will also visit 12 other schools this year to talk about how he is using microfinance to create a sustainable community.
The Business department is looking for innovative and creative ideas from the student body for this year’s Jâlé and Warren Trepp Business Plan Competition.
The sand in the hourglass falls faster, as the final moment approaches. With less than two weeks left in the semester, most would assume the pressure is on for the 2013 Sierra Nevada College Valedictorian. Not so much for 23 year-old Anna “Anza” Jarschke.
Sustainability has progressed as Sierra Nevada College grows. The timeline illustrates how far SNC has come.
Sierra Nevada College’s Clay Club had its first cup sale during the opening for the Junior Art Portfolio Review at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov 8, on the third floor of Prim Library.
Saving money on utilities in the winter time is one of a student’s top priorities. Renting a house is expensive in the Tahoe Basin and the homes that students can afford were built in the 1970s. Chances are they’re equipped with electric baseboards, old windows and no weather stripping.
Many who live in the Tahoe Basin grapple with the conflict between preserving the wild and beautiful area we live in while enjoying the land for its abundance of recreation and tourism opportunities. We strive to find ways to continue to ski the surrounding peaks, float on the lake and make a living while leaving a light impact on the surrounding land.